Pickering and Ajax
Pickering and Ajax are two communities located about half an hour east of Toronto. They are blessed with hiking and cycling trails, plenty of great restaurants, a beautiful waterfront and much more.
The town of Ajax is named after the World War II Royal Navy cruiser, HMS Ajax, which set sail during World War II. Currently Ajax has one of the fastest growing populations in the eastern Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
The city of Pickering is a thriving hub of business and culture. It offers 200+ hectares of groomed parkland, hiking trails and conservation areas, providing the perfect combination for leisure and recreation for all.
Where is Pickering and Ajax?
Pickering and Ajax are located in the Durham region. Visitors from Toronto can reach Pickering and Ajax by driving east via Highway 401.
Things to do in Pickering and Ajax
Visit a village museum
Enjoy axe throwing
Explore the waterfront
Visit a conservation area
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Last updated: February 16, 2024